The P. Morrison Donations #8
Dell 412 (1st ptg, 1950)
Title: The Seven Deadly Sisters
Author: Pat McGerr
Cover artist: Paul C. Burns
Best things about this cover:
- "Hey, man, have you ever looked at a spider web? ... I mean really looked at it man? ... it's crazy."
- No matter how her more "modern" peers mocked her, Sheila preferred to ride her bed sidesaddle.
- Honestly, this cover is a conceptual mess. I have no way of understanding how any of the parts (title, lady, letter, killer list) are supposed to relate to each other. It's like a grab bag of stock mystery features.
Best things about this back cover:
- Wow, this is the least ambitious mapback I've ever seen. Lazy-ass illustrator unintentionally invents the street-view map!
"The doctor says I'll get my full strength back. And if he touches my wife while I'm out here, I'll make what happened to him before look like a dress rehearsal."
Why do you continue to employ the services of a doctor who is hitting on your wife? Why!?
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